Top Ten Must Do's in Ottawa Story

By Jason Kraemer


Top Ten Must Do's in Ottawa Story

Toronto and Montreal get all the hype when people visit Central Ontario, but Ottawa is absolutely worth a visit and... Read more

Thing to do 1

Skiing - Downhill or Cross Country

Ottawa has multiple nearby ski hills, including Camp Fortune and Mont Cascades. They may not be the size of the... Read more

Thing to do 2


The ultimate Canadian winter fun festival! If you’re planning a winter visit to Ottawa, we absolutely recommend timing it around... Read more

Thing to do 3

River Fun

Situated at the confluence of the Rideau and Ottawa rivers, there’s no shortage of water-based activities to do in Ottawa.... Read more

Thing to do 4

Parliament Buildings

A must see during your time in Ottawa, spend an afternoon taking a free guided tour of the heart of... Read more

Thing to do 5

Sugar Bush

Some of the best Ottawa experiences might take you a bit out of the city, but that doesn't make them... Read more

Thing to do 6


Technically not in Ottawa, or even in Ontario, Gatineau Park is a 15-minute drive across the river in Quebec. This... Read more

Thing to do 7

Ottawa Canal

Winter: Probably the most popular activity in the city, no winter visit to Ottawa is complete without a skate on... Read more

Thing to do 8


Ottawa has a range of museums, and there's at least one for any preference, but some of our favorites include:... Read more

Thing to do 9


Westboro: One of the trendier neighborhoods in the city, a long walk down this street and you’re guaranteed to stumble... Read more

Thing to do 10

Nordik Spa

Located less than 15 minutes from downtown, Nordik Spa is the largest spa in North America. Highly recommended any time... Read more


In Summary

Regardless of the time of year, any combination of these activities will guarantee an enjoyable visit in the city. The... Read more